Gaudí; the visionary

by Robert Descharnes

Publisher: Viking Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 247 Downloads: 257
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  • Gaudí, Antoni, 1852-1926

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Statement[by] Robert Descharnes. [Photos. by] Clovis Prévost. Pref. by Salvador Dali. Translation from the French by Frederick Hill. Followed by "Gaudí"s artistic and religious vision" by Francesc Pujols. Introd. by Joan Alavedra. Translation from the Catalan by Judith C. Rohrer. Editor: George R. Collins.
SeriesA Studio book
ContributionsPrévost, Clovis, illus., Pujols, Francesc, 1882-1962.
LC ClassificationsNA1313.G3 D413
The Physical Object
Pagination247 p.
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5755313M
ISBN 10067033586X
LC Control Number71101778

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Gaudi the Visionary by Descharnes, Robert and Clovis Prevost A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

A short read, somehow the book lags on why Antoni Gaudi was called a Visionary. Seven of his works are declared as World Heritage sites by UNESCO.

There's rarely any mention of his design philosophy or ideology or inspiration in the book. I was ecstatic to read something about the master of Organic architecture and sculpture, but it has none!/5(11). Gaudi: Visionary Architect (Abrams Discoveries) Paperback – April 1, by Philippe Thiebaut (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback $ 19 Used from $ Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to Author: Philippe Thiebaut. Antoni Gaudí Roe, J., Gaudí, Antoni The book undertakes a critical survey of the architecture of Antoni Gaudí, drawing on the latest academic research and accompanied by documentary illustrations and a photographic essay of his work.

Short essays throughout the book explain the situation in which Gaudí's work was created. There is a short descriptive text about each project. Excellent value for the original price. Nice print quality, sewn binding, and slip cover for the two volumes/5(4). This book is an invitation to the discovery, through the photographs of Clovis Prevost and the biography by Robert Descharnes, of the life and work of Gaudi." Profusely illustrated in black-and-white and color photography with accompanying descriptive captions/passages.

pages. Gaudi, the visionary. [Vision artistique et religieuse de Gaudí (Visió artística i religiosa d'en Gaudí). English] [The formation of Antonio Gaudi as architect -- Barcelona and the Catalan Renaixensa -- Gaudi and the Sagrada Familia church, -- The principle works of Antonio Gaudi -- Gaudi's concept of the Sagrada Familia -- The Sagrada Familia church Gaudí; the visionary book by Clovis.

Gaudi’s inspiration during his neo-Gothic period. Gaudí’s neo-Gothic phase responds to another of the historicist movements taking place during the beginning of the 20th century and that, thanks to the coincidence in time with the Renaixença movement and the renovation of the Gothic quarter of Barcelona, meant a natural evolution for the architect.

The best visual guide to start learning about the artistic world of Antoni Gaudi. It contains the keys to each of his achitectural works, accompanied by specific and updated images, and includes a text by the specialist Juan-Eduardo Cirlot.4/5(12).

Oddly enough, for an architectural missionary, Gaudi never delivered a lecture, published an article, or wrote a book. His surviving plans seldom reveal his final intentions.

Yet his influence. The book is the only comprehensive biography (that I know of) about Antoni Gaudi, the famous Spanish architect who designed La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.

Unfortunately the book arrived damaged from a spill of some sort, water or a light blue s: This book provides a sweeping study of his entire career, presenting his complete works via texts and illustrations. About the Author. Rainer Zerbst studied modern languages at the University of Tubingen and in Wales from to From to he worked as a research assistant in the Department of English at the University of s: Bogato ilustrirana knjiga Gaudi The Visionary, autori Clovis Prevost i Robert Descharnes.

Tvrde korice u odlicnom stanju. Jezik: Engleski. U odličnom stanju. Karta. Povećaj kartu. Napomena: Prikazana je približna lokacija Dostava. Ovaj predmet može biti dostavljen na tvoju kućnu adresu. R Ron In this enlightening volume, a concise, knowledgeable text by the director of the Royal Gaudí Chair at the Polytechnical University of Catalonia (Barcelona) combines with striking images by a well-known architectural photographer to provide a new perspective on Gaudí's remarkable career/5(4).

Gaudí: Arquitecto visionario by Philippe Thiébaut My rating: 3 of 5 stars Beauty is the mirror of truth, and since art is beauty, without truth there is no art.

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10 books about Antoni Gaudí, artist and architect Born in the Catalonia region of Spain inGaudí took an interest in architecture beginning at a young age. "The extraordinary architecture of Antoni Gaudi () has defied definition by historians and critics since its appearance.

Described as neo-gothic, art-nouveau, organic, neo-Catalon, etc., the great visionary realizations of Gaudi cannot realy be enclosed in the straightjacket of definition "--Package. The books and articles below constitute a bibliography of the sources used in the writing of this page.

These also suggest some accessible resources for further research, especially ones that can be found and purchased via the internet. biography. Gaudí, the Life of a Visionary. This is the nexus of the work of Catalonia ’s most loved architect, Antoni Gaudí, who is honored in a Google Doogle today and whose brobdingnagian construction looms.

Gaudies definition: a celebratory festival or feast held at some schools and colleges | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Introduction. In order to appreciate Antoni Gaudi 's originative vision we must look at the context in which he worked.

It seems that old surveies of Gaudi have non researched extensively into puting him within this cultural context ; and have instead preferred to sketch him as a alone recluse figure or concentrated on his luxuriant architectural signifiers.

According to another version of the story, Gaudi fell ill in and that brought about the end of the project. All that survive of the exchange are conceptual sketches by Juan Matemala. An ecstatic ride across ancient spiritual Bengal: Nadia & Kalna Archives - Read this book to know about the pastimes of Lord Gauranga and His associates in Navadvipa.

Also Learn about Gaudiya Vaishnava philosophy. Is Gaudiya Vaishnavism in the diksa line of Madhvacharya?https. this book was truly amazing. it was meticulously researched and i kept catching myself wondering how long it took the author to gather and organize all the information in it.

it was surprisingly unbiased as well. i know a lot abt gaudi's buildings from a technical standpoint from school, but i had been missing all of the context in which his /5(42).

Guell made Gaudi read Viollet-le-Duc's book "Entretients sur l'architecture" which influenced him quite a lot. Art Nouveau is the movement that influenced Gaudi the most, stimulating him to experiment with new materials and new shapes, thereby helping him to give up imitating historical styles and find his own way.

One of Antoni Gaudi's most famous and often-repeated phrases was, 'originality is returning to the origin.' For Gaudi, a deeply religious man, this origin was nature.Antoni Gaudí, Catalan architect, whose distinctive style is characterized by freedom of form, voluptuous colour and texture, and organic unity.

Gaudí worked almost entirely in or near Barcelona. Much of his career was occupied with the construction of the Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family.

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